Indigenous Authors Books to Read

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book list of indigenous authors are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. This reading list of indigenous authors will give you plenty to refill yourContinue reading “Indigenous Authors Books to Read”

Fat Chance Charlie Vega Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for Fat Chance, Charlie Vega are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. I was graced with an ARC of Fat Chance, Charlie VegaContinue reading “Fat Chance Charlie Vega Book Review”

The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for The Fifth Season are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. My best friend read the whole Broken Earth trilogy by NK JemisinContinue reading “The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin Book Review”

Romance Novels For Non-Romance Readers

Disclosure: Some of the links in this list of romance novels are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. Readers who don’t like romance novels often cite the kitschy tropes that make themContinue reading “Romance Novels For Non-Romance Readers”

Travel Poetry: Running With Zeus

We visited the Temple of Zeus in Olympia on my trip to Greece in 2019. It’s hard to believe I’m already coming up on two years since that vacation. I felt like a kid exploring those ruins. I was obsessed with Greek mythology in middle school. Funny though, Zeus was never one of my favoriteContinue reading “Travel Poetry: Running With Zeus”

Not the Weirdest Plot Line This Year

As 2020 comes to an end I thought I’d share a little story I wrote for a prompt I did for a writing retreat I participated in with my friends. And since those mysterious monoliths started appearing everywhere, this felt right. CONTENT WARNING: PROFANITY

Wanderlust: Pichincha, Ecuador

The final installment of my travels to Ecuador in 2018 end with a hike near the Pichincha volcanoes. We started with a teleferico ride up the mountainside to reach the first trail. Riding the cable car up the mountain, it’s blue sky and green hills all around. As the ride took us higher, I feltContinue reading “Wanderlust: Pichincha, Ecuador”

Weeknights With Walter

Had the great honor and pleasure to be published in LA LEY DEL KARMA: A JOURNAL DEDICATED TO WALTER MERCADO. Many Latinx people from my generation grew up seeing Walter Mercado give astrological predictions on Primer Impacto as they watched their elders listen to him with rapture. Walter became a mainstay in many Latinx culturesContinue reading “Weeknights With Walter”

Wayward Witch by Zoraida Cordova Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this Wayward Witch review are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. The third and final installment in Zoraida Cordova’s Brooklyn Brujas series absolutely delivers. Wayward WitchContinue reading “Wayward Witch by Zoraida Cordova Review”

How to Write a Book Review

The first thing to note when learning how to write a book review is that there’s no one right way to do it. Throughout the years, I’ve gone through a few formats of book reviews myself. But today, I will outline the latest structure that works for me. I hope it helps other writers whoContinue reading “How to Write a Book Review”